matchsticks


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matchsticks

(ˈmætʃstɪk)
pl n
(Cookery) thin sticks cut from a vegetable
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And it was all thanks to Nathan creating portraits of frontmen Francis Rossi and Rick Parfitt using matchsticks.
Sizing all the matchsticks himself and only using a brief plan, David emphasised the patience and steady hand needed to bring the Taj Mahal model together.
IT'S made of thousands of matchsticks, has replica stained-glass windows, and even took pride of place at Prince William's first public royal duty in 1991 - but for many years this stunning model of Cardiff's Llandaff Cathedral was hidden away in an office.
The fire expert claimed in his statement that I started the fire with matchsticks.
Most students had enjoyed the construction process, but said it was difficult at times to keep the sides straight, while ensuring the matchsticks were touching and that the whole triangle was neat and complete.
INGREDIENTS 1tbsp vegetable oil 1 shallot, sliced 1 carrot, cut into matchsticks 1 small courgette, cut into matchsticks 5g chunk of fresh root ginger, peeled and finely chopped 1 red chilli, deseeded and sliced 2 garlic cloves, sliced 100g shelled raw tiger prawns, roughly chopped 100g bean sprouts Oil, for spraying 4 eggs Flaked sea salt Freshly ground black pepper For the sauce: 1tsp tamarind paste (1tbsp if not concentrated) 1tbsp fish sauce 1tsp palm sugar (or caster sugar) 1/4tsp shrimp paste (optional) To serve: 2 spring onions, shredded Handful of coriander, chopped 1tsp chopped peanuts 1.
Chop the lemon peel into thin matchsticks, then place in a small saucepan with 200ml water.
If you want to include carrots, they should be cut into matchsticks so they cook in the same time as the fish.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED: A ruler A pen top A plastic fizzy drink bottle Card A knitting needle Matchsticks A cork Sand Blu-Tack (or similar) WHAT TO DO: Draw an arrow 25 cm long on the card and cut it out.
When she arrived at the studio's yesterday she said she'd need matchsticks to keep her eyes open.
Guards also found a cache of imitation weapons made out of matchsticks, including a Samurai sword, at Category C Usk prison in Monmouthshire, Wales.
Light a matchstick to double your points while the matchstick is burning, or light several matchsticks to really get a high scoring run.